Faith is a combination of believing and then choosing to reinforce what we believe via intentional spiritual disciplines
Falling in love is fun stuff – mad, irrepressible, overwhelming, exhilarating, anxious; but standing in love is more satisfying, fulfilling, deep, always growing, rooted, full with hope and promise, rich, engaged, and confident.
All this reminds me that we are constantly journeying, always experiencing life from new angles, never taking anything for granted, finding something new and rich around every corner.
I plan on approaching this long weekend as a pilgrimage of sorts. I will actively look for the presence of God along the way.
We know that in everything God works for good with those who love him, who are called according to his purpose. For those
God creates, God purposes, God choses, God gifts, God loves.
We are moving forward, back to The Garden.
They just bloom in the places where light splashes in, they absorb it, and then they share it without holding back.
Life is defined by this systemic uncertainty, while following Jesus is all about God’s faithfulness and living in the consistent goodness and reliability of God’s love and light.